Medical Director
Job Details
Management
Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
1.0 FTE
Medical Degree (MD, DO)
Negligible
Day
Healthcare
Description

Minnesota Community Care is Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, where our mission is to strengthen the wellbeing of our community through healthcare for all. We are growing and in search of medical directors for our wellness practice, our La Clinica location in St. Paul, and for our build out of our Farmington practice in support of migrant workers.

 

The Medical Director is a key leadership role in the organization, responsible for oversight to physicians, advanced practice providers (NP/PA) in a clinical setting to ensure we provide excellent and accessible care to our patients, with thoughtfulness, respect and cultural humility. 

 

Key Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions..

  • Directly supervises and provides the delivery of medical and clinical services in accordance with internal policies and external regulatory requirements.
  • Partners to facilitates and lead in the development of organization wide best clinical practices, guidelines in accordance with evidence based medicine
  • Collaborates with management, nursing and other professional staff to discuss clinical and administrative issues, specific patient care problems, offering solutions to problems and identifying areas where policy should be developed.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to assist in day to day problem solving in coordination with management and nursing to ensure efficient, high quality care with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Monitors and evaluates performance and implements corrective actions when needed to achieve organizational priorities
  • Assists in the recruitment and retention efforts of the organization.

 

Travel Requirements

Must have the ability to travel between MCC sites in the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area.

 

Who We Are

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 85% of our patients are people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latin@/x communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minnesota Community Care values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Qualifications

Required Education/Experience/Licensures/Certifications

  • Medical Doctor / Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant / Certified Nurse Midwife.
  • Basic Life Support certification.
  • Prior clinical leadership experience
  • Demonstrated success in working effectively with target population(s).

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Technical Knowledge: successfully able to interpret, process, fill and verify prescription orders.
  • Relationship-Building: Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with vulnerable patients. Ability to establish positive working relationships with other community health professionals, the general public, clients, and staff.
  • Health Equity: Knowledge of cultural competency and application thereof to community health activities; ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, training, and experiences.
  • Initiative: Ability to take initiative to meet program objectives. Ability to approach daily work load and expectations with flexibility and self-direction. Willingness to learn new technical skills and grow professionally.
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